[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 19 (Monday, January 30, 2006)]
[Notices]
[Page 4903]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E6-1117]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY


Office of Environmental Management; Environmental Management 
Advisory Board Renewal

    Pursuant to Section 14(a)(2)(A) of the Federal Advisory Committee 
Act (FACA) (Pub. L. 92-463), and in accordance with Title 41 of the 
Code of Federal Regulations, section 102-3.65(a), and following 
consultation with the Committee Management Secretariat, General 
Services Administration, notice is hereby given that the Environmental 
Management Advisory Board (Board) is being renewed for a two-year 
period beginning on January 17, 2006. The Board will provide advice and 
recommendations to the Assistant Secretary for Environmental Management 
(EM).
    The Board provides the Assistant Secretary for EM with information 
and strategic advice on a broad range of corporate issues affecting the 
EM program. It recommends options to resolve difficult issues faced in 
the EM program including, but not limited to: Project management and 
oversight activities; cost/benefit analyses; program performance; 
contracts and acquisition strategies; human capital management; and 
site end states activities. Consensus recommendations to the DOE from 
the Board on programmatic nationwide resolution of numerous difficult 
issues will help achieve the DOE's objective of the safe and efficient 
cleanup of its contaminated sites.
    Additionally, the renewal of the Environmental Management Advisory 
Board has been determined to be essential to the conduct of the DOE's 
business and to be in the public interest in connection with the 
performance of duties imposed on the DOE by law and agreement. The 
Board will operate in accordance with the provisions of the FACA, and 
rules and regulations issued in implementation of that Act.
    Further information regarding this Advisory Board may be obtained 
from Ms. Terri Lamb at (202) 586-9007.

    Issued in Washington, DC on January 24, 2006.
James N. Solit,
Advisory Committee Management Officer.
 [FR Doc. E6-1117 Filed 1-27-06; 8:45 am]
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